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[movies]Last Clear Chance, The - Wondsel, Carlisle & Dunphy, Inc.
This engaging Kodachrome drama (formatted for television broadcast) from the Union Pacific ostensibly deals with safety at railroad grade crossings, but it's also about much more: youth's feeling of invulnerability; the highway patrolman as an authority figure; the look of the rural and urban West in the late 1950s; the urge to speed through a sparsely populated agricultural landscape; and the train's role as farmer's servant and potential killer...
Downloads: 1,123 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Last Clear Chance, The - Wondsel, Carlisle & Dunphy, Inc.
This engaging Kodachrome drama (formatted for television broadcast) from the Union Pacific ostensibly deals with safety at railroad grade crossings, but it's also about much more: youth's feeling of invulnerability; the highway patrolman as an authority figure; the look of the rural and urban West in the late 1950s; the urge to speed through a sparsely populated agricultural landscape; and the train's role as farmer's servant and potential killer...
Downloads: 178
[movies]Why Take Chances? (Safety at Play) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Why Take Chances? was a sequel to Sid Davis' very successful picture Live and Learn (1951), another safety film for children that used bluntly forceful simulated accidents to show the results of carelessness. Sid Davis — child actor, stand-in for John Wayne, mountain climber and movie producer — made more than 100 films about dangers that befall children and teenagers, including accidents, narcotics, sexual transgression and psychological stress...
Downloads: 1,555 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]122 Eyes - Hardcastle Films
Hard times in 1950s St. Louis and the social services that aimed to alleviate them.
Keywords: Social issues: 1950s; Social services
Downloads: 2,042,365 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]You and Your Bicycle - Progressive Pictures
Bicycle safety film for children, shot on the streets of Oakland and Berkeley, California. Features numerous examples of safe and unsafe cycle riding, simulated accidents, and scenes of post-World War II East Bay streets and sidewalks.
Keywords: Bicycles; Bicycles: Safety; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 12,292 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Good Neighbors - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional film for the Minneapolis Star-Journal newspaper.
Keywords: Media: Newspapers; Minnesota: Minneapolis
Downloads: 4,820 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Home Electrical Appliances - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances.
Keywords: Electricity; Houses and homes: Appliances; Appliances
Downloads: 7,693 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Life Insurance Occupations - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Career opportunities in the industry.
Keywords: Occupations: Insurance
Downloads: 1,893 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Men, Steel and Earthquakes - Bethlehem Steel Corp
The anatomy of seismic energy and its destructive effects on structures.
Keywords: Earthquakes; Engineering; Geology
Downloads: 5,899 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]What Makes a Battle? - U.S. War Department, Army Pictorial Service
Strategy and successes of the Marshall Islands battle in World War II.
Keywords: World War II: General
Downloads: 9,072 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Fire and Police Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Vocational film showing the work of emergency service personnel.
Keywords: Occupations: Public safety
Downloads: 4,060 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The benefits and dangers of fire.
Keywords: Fire; Chemistry; cbk
Downloads: 8,153 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Eyes and Their Care (An Introduction), The - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Animated drawings explain physiology of sight; how eyeglasses work.
Keywords: Perception: Vision; Animation
Downloads: 5,552 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Golden Years, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Bowling made respectable and appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and "Populuxe" design.
Keywords: Recreation; Sports: Bowling; Families
Downloads: 333,329 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Understand Your Emotions - Coronet Instructional Films
Biology teacher explains emotions, voluntary and involuntary behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Psychology; Psychology: Emotions
Downloads: 9,939 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Peter Borik - Michigan State Department of Health
Peter Borik, a farmer, contracts tuberculosis but avoids seeking medical assistance. The film shows the grave consequences of his decision without ever showing Peter himself.
Keywords: Medicine: Tuberculosis; Medicine: Public health; Agriculture: Farms and farming
Downloads: 2,172 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Silent War: Colombia's Fight Against Yellow Fever, The - Documentary Film Productions
Military-style mobilization against epidemics.
Keywords: Medicine: Yellow fever; Colombia; Latin America
Downloads: 4,157 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Let's Play Fair - Coronet Instructional Films
Sharing, taking turns and obeying rules are the basic elements of fair play.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette
Downloads: 7,641 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Activity Group Therapy (Part III) - Campus Film Distributors Corporation
Shows socially-maladjusted boys 10 to 11 years old being benefitted therapeutically by "acting out" their disturbances upon their environment and each other in a realistic situation with an emotionally neutral therapist and concealed cameras and microphones. A fascinating mental health film produced for professional audiences, depicting truly anarchic behavior.
Keywords: Psychology; Medicine: Psychiatry; Children: Psychology
Downloads: 4,423 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Broken Appointment (Part II) - Affiliated Film Producers
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
Keywords: Psychiatry; Social services; Nursing
Downloads: 3,593 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Opium Destruction, San Francisco 1914] - Unknown
Government agents burn confiscated opium near unfinished San Francisco City Hall, and destroy other confiscated Chinese drugs.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs; San Francisco: History
Downloads: 12,321 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Felling Forest Giants - Pathé
Early documentation of the American forest industry.
Keywords: Forest industry
Downloads: 7,582 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Dropout, The (Part II) - Affiliated Film Producers
Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz.
Keywords: Social guidance; Teenagers; Society: Education
Downloads: 4,063 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Pork People Like - Gliessman Studios
Ag film illustrating the different qualities of pork and showing how to acquire the best in meat purchases.
Keywords: Meat: Production
Downloads: 4,155 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Labor and Childbirth - Medical Arts Productions (San Francisco, Calif.)
Diagrammatic explanation from the Baby Boom era.
Keywords: Medicine: Obstetrics
Downloads: 34,836 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Activity Group Therapy (Part II) - Campus Film Distributors Corporation
Shows socially-maladjusted boys 10 to 11 years old being benefitted therapeutically by "acting out" their disturbances upon their environment and each other in a realistic situation with an emotionally neutral therapist and concealed cameras and microphones. A fascinating mental health film produced for professional audiences.
Keywords: Psychology; Medicine: Psychiatry; Children: Psychology
Downloads: 5,942 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Bee City - Moss (Paul F.) & Thelma Schnee
Humorous exploration of the life of the bee.
Keywords: Insects
Downloads: 16,655 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Once and Forever - Handy (Jam) Organization
On the importance of specifying long-life cast-iron soil pipes when you build your new home.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Construction; Houses and homes; Gender roles
Downloads: 4,556 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Let's Be Good Citizens at School - Camerart Pictures
Shows the importance of being neat and careful and of helping in such ways as picking up another's coat and making a new child feel he belongs to the group.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Citizenship
Downloads: 16,380 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Booked for Safekeeping (Part II) - Stoney Associates
Fascinating documentary made to train police officers in the assistance and management of mentally ill and confused persons, produced in New Orleans by eminent filmmaker George C. Stoney. A little-known ethnographic classic that is strongly rooted in the place where it was made.
Keywords: Psychiatry; Police; Ethnography: U.S.: South
Downloads: 14,687 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Freedom Comes High - U.S. Navy
A young wife learns that freedom must sometimes be paid for in lives, when her husband's ship is struck during battle.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Navy; Patriotism
Downloads: 8,254 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Activity Group Therapy (Part IV) - Campus Film Distributors Corporation
Shows socially-maladjusted boys 10 to 11 years old being benefitted therapeutically by "acting out" their disturbances upon their environment and each other in a realistic situation with an emotionally neutral therapist and concealed cameras and microphones. A fascinating mental health film produced for professional audiences.
Keywords: Psychology; Medicine: Psychiatry; Children: Psychology
Downloads: 5,293 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Overcoming Fear - Coronet Instructional Films
How Bill overcomes his fear of the water through understanding its sources.
Keywords: Social guidance; Psychology
Downloads: 8,253 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Murder on the Screen - Eastman Kodak Co.
Tracking down those responsible for damaging motion picture film.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Conservation
Downloads: 5,101 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Death to Weeds - Handy (Jam) Organization
Shows new herbicides incorporating 2-4-D.
Keywords: Herbicides; Chemical industry; Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides
Downloads: 63,903 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Goodbye, Mr. Roach - Clemson College Extension Service
Detailed film about cockroaches, their habits and methods of extermination, with a harrowing sequence of roach nymphs hatching.
Keywords: Insects; Poisons: Pesticides
Downloads: 9,642 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Goodbye, Mrs. Ant - University of Georgia, Agricultural Extension Service
The life cycle and habits of the ant, and how to control and exterminate them with insecticides. Begins with a wonderful sequence in which we hear ants screaming "We're hungry! We're hungry!"
Keywords: Insects; Health and hygiene; Poisons: Insecticides
Downloads: 9,134 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Your Fire Department (Part II) - Los Angeles Fire Department (?)
Detailed treatment of the Los Angeles Fire Department, its equipment, personnel and activities. With excellent Kodachrome footage of firefighters at work, fires, nighttime neon signs, and fire prevention and safety activities.
Keywords: Fires and firefighting; California: Los Angeles
Downloads: 7,766 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Rest and Health - Coronet Instructional Films
Dick York plays a high-school track star whose running lags because of his lack of sleep.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Sleep; Athletics
Downloads: 8,772 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Ways to Settle Disputes - Coronet Instructional Films
Everyday incidents at school and at play teach Alice, Jerry and Eddie to resolve conflicts by compromise, by obeying rules, by finding facts, or finding opinions.
Keywords: Social guidance; Children; Conflict resolution
Downloads: 10,997 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Man Against the River - Pathe News, Inc.
Describes the work of members of the Works Projects Administration in helping refugees of a winter flood of the Ohio River.
Keywords: Natural disasters; New Deal; New Deal: WPA
Downloads: 9,358 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Your Chance to Live: Earthwatch - Screenscope
Presents the story of a teenage couple caught in the tragic path of a Tsunami as a means of explaining the nature of earthquakes and the consequences of their power.
Keywords: Earthquakes; Tsunamis; Civil defense
Downloads: 9,376 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Live and Let Live - Aetna Casualty & Surety Company
Set in a toy tabletop town, this film uses brightly colored model cars and trucks to demonstrate a range of driving safety scenarios. The number of near-misses and accidents would make for an extremely violent film if real vehicles and people were used, but the models keep the feeling of mayhem at a distance. An unusual example of a rich tradition within the safety film genre: the tabletop model.
Keywords: Safety: Automotive; Animation: Stop-motion; Surrealism
Downloads: 19,602 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Broken Appointment (Part I) - Affiliated Film Producers
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
Keywords: Psychiatry; Social services; Nursing
Downloads: 5,235 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 6,336 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]That Boy Joe - Chicago Film Laboratory
Temperance as an antidote to juvenile delinquency.
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency; Substance abuse: Alcohol; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 5,001 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Tobacco and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Early film on tobacco's physical effects.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Tobacco; Medicine: Cancer
Downloads: 13,392 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Structure of the skin; good cleanliness habits; the proper way to wash; the correct use of soap.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Medicine: Dermatology
Downloads: 2,835,684 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]You and Your Parents - Coronet Instructional Films
Teenager and parents in conflict learn to develop mutual understanding.
Keywords: Social guidance; Families; Teenagers
Downloads: 12,129 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Saint Paul Police Detectives and Their Work: A Color Chartoon - Saint Paul (Minnesota) Police Department
Visionary stop-motion animation film showing the activities of St. Paul Police detectives.
Keywords: Police; Crime and criminals; Animation: Stop-motion
Downloads: 11,842 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
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